Is It Too Late To Apply? How an “Old” Job Ad Can Lead To Great Opportunities

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Have you come across a job ad that has been up for more than a few weeks and wondered if you should apply to something that, statistically, should have already been filled by now? While it’s true that companies get hundreds of applications within the first 24 hours of the job ad being published, there is a lot of value in checking into a job that has been out a little bit longer. Here is a process for doing that.

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Visualizing Success and Other Expert Tips for Staying Positive During Your Job Interview

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It is normal to be nervous during a job interview. Even seasoned professionals feel a few butterflies before they meet with a Hiring Manager. The key to a successful interview is to keep your nerves from hurting your performance by staying positive. Luckily, there are some tips you can use to keep yourself thinking and feeling positive during the interview:

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3 Smart Ways to Stay Productive this Summer

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Summer, and the warm weather that comes with it, is finally here! While summer is good for the soul, it can present distractions that can hinder your work. Studies show that productivity can drop up to 20% in the summer months and projects can take 13% longer to complete. Luckily, there are some simple ways to keep your productivity up while still enjoying the summer:

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In Honor of Our Heroes: 3 Great Reasons Why Military Spouses Are Workplace Superstars

 

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As we remember our fallen heroes this Memorial Day, we would also like to shine the light on their spouses and comrades whose hearts were and are with them on the battlefield. Our military personnel and their families make great sacrifices for our country and AppleOne is committed to doing everything we can to support them. Our partnership with the Military Spouses Employment Program (MSEP) ensures that military spouses can find high-quality jobs that allow them to reach their full career potential.

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Are You Laying the Groundwork for Your Long-Term Career Path?

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You may love your job now, but is it laying the groundwork for where you want to be in your career decades from now? While you continue to hone your craft at your current position, you can always take steps that will help you get ready for your next step, whenever it may be. Because today is the right time to start thinking about tomorrow, here are some tips to help you prepare yourself:

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The Right Way to Apply to Companies that Don’t Post Job Ads

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Only 15% of open positions are posted on job boards, so an effective job search strategy will require you to contact companies who don’t have ads posted. Your time is valuable though, and many of these companies are not just sitting around waiting for your call. This means you need a very specific strategy to determine which companies to contact and how best to reach out.

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How, and When, to Promote the Company You Work for on Social Media

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To share, or not to share, that is the question. Your employer may ask you to like and share their social media content. You want to be a team player, but how do you make sure that you don’t drive your friends away by filling your feed with work-related content? After all, how will people see your darling baby or pet photos if your feed is clogged with content from your company? Here are a few items to consider that will help you strike a balance and keep your feed personal, while also making sure you help out your company by sharing their content:

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